Shida Kartli

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Shida Kartli
შიდა ქართლი
Mkhare (region)
The overlapping borders of the de jure Shida Kartli region and the de facto Republic of South Ossetia.
The overlapping borders of the de jure Shida Kartli region and the de facto Republic of South Ossetia.
Country  Georgia
Seat Gori
Subdivisions 2 city, 5 municipalities
Government
 • Governor Zurab Rusishvili
Area
 • Total 6,200 km2 (2,400 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 264,633
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GE-SK

Shida Kartli (Georgian: შიდა ქართლი) is a region (Mkhare) in Georgia. It consists of the following districts: Gori, Kaspi, Kareli, Java, Khashuri; and one self-governing city, Gori.

The northern part of the region, namely Java, and northern territories of Kareli and Gori, (total area of 1,393 km²) has been controlled by the authorities of the self-proclaimed Republic of South Ossetia since 1992.

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Coordinates: 42°11′N 44°00′E / 42.183°N 44.000°E / 42.183; 44.000